Houston Astros 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 5
Regular Season Game 95
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, July 23, 1967 (D) at Forbes Field

HOU N    0  0  3    0  2  3    0  0  0  -   8 13  2
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  2    3  0  0  -   5 10  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gotay ss                      4   1   3   0       2   0       1   3
Morgan 2b                     5   2   1   0       1   0       5   2
Wynn cf                       4   2   3   4       0   1       4   0
Staub rf                      3   2   2   0       2   0       4   0
Mathews 3b                    5   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Miller lf                     4   0   2   2       1   1       3   0
Brandt 1b                     5   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Bateman c                     4   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Giusti p                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sherry p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   8  13   7       7   3      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Staub 2 (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Staub 2 (27,off O'Dell,off McBean).
3B: Miller (3,off Blass).
HR: Wynn 2 (25,5th inning off O'Dell 0 on 0 out,6th inning off Mikkelsen 2
on 0 out).
SH: Wynn (4,off Blass).
GDP: Mathews (4,off Blass).
IBB: Staub 2 (7,by Blass 2); Bateman (9,by O'Dell); Miller (2,by McBean).
Team LOB: 12.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf,1b                    5   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
Wills 3b                      5   2   4   2       0   0       1   2
Clemente rf                   4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Clendenon 1b                  3   0   0   1       0   1      10   0
  McBean p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mazeroski 2b                  4   0   3   1       0   0       3   5
Mota lf,cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Alley ss                      3   0   0   0       1   1       3   5
Pagliaroni c                  4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Blass p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Luplow ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  O'Dell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Rodgers ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Mikkelsen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jimenez ph,lf               2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5  10   5       2   4      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mazeroski-Alley-Clendenon.
E: Clemente (5), Alley (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Mazeroski (16,off Giusti).
3B: Wills (5,off Giusti).
SF: Clendenon (4,off Giusti); Clemente (1,off Sherry).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Giusti W(7-9)                 6.1   8   5   5   2   3   0  29
Sherry SV(3)                  2.2   2   0   0   0   1   0  10
Totals                        9    10   5   5   2   4   0  39


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blass L(4-4)                  3     6   3   3   2   0   0  16
O'Dell                        2     4   2   2   1   0   1  11
Mikkelsen                     2     2   3   3   2   1   1  11
McBean                        2     1   0   0   2   2   0   9
Totals                        9    13   8   8   7   3   2  47

WP: Blass (2).
IBB: Blass 2 (3,Staub 2); O'Dell (5,Bateman); McBean (5,Miller).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:38   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Gotay               ss        Alou                cf
2. Morgan              2b        Wills               3b
3. Wynn                cf        Clemente            rf
4. Staub               rf        Clendenon           1b
5. Mathews             3b        Mazeroski           2b
6. Miller              lf        Mota                lf
7. Brandt              1b        Alley               ss
8. Bateman             c         Pagliaroni          c
9. Giusti              p         Blass               p

ASTROS 1ST: Gotay singled; Morgan popped to second; Wynn singled
[Gotay to third]; Staub was walked intentionally [Wynn to
second]; Mathews grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Staub out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Alou flied out to center; Wills singled; Clemente
forced Wills (second to shortstop); Clendenon forced Clemente
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Miller singled; Brandt popped to shortstop; Bateman
popped to shortstop; Giusti grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Mazeroski flied out to left; Mota made an out to
second; Alley walked; Pagliaroni forced Alley (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gotay singled; Morgan singled [Gotay to second];
Wynn out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Gotay to third,
Morgan to second]; Staub was walked intentionally; Mathews
forced Gotay (pitcher to catcher) [Morgan to third, Staub to
second]; Blass threw a wild pitch [Morgan scored, Staub to
third, Mathews to second]; Miller tripled [Staub scored, Mathews
scored]; Brandt popped to second; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: LUPLOW BATTED FOR BLASS; Luplow struck out; Alou
struck out; Wills grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: O'DELL REPLACED LUPLOW (PITCHING); Bateman grounded
out (third to first); Giusti grounded out (second to first);
Gotay singled; Morgan popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Clemente flied out to right; Clendenon struck out;
Mazeroski doubled to right [Mazeroski to third (error by
Staub)]; Mota flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn homered; Staub doubled; Mathews singled to
right [Staub scored, Mathews to second (error by Clemente)];
Miller flied out to right; Brandt made an out to first; Bateman
was walked intentionally; Giusti grounded out (pitcher to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Alley flied out to right; Pagliaroni flied out to
center; RODGERS BATTED FOR O'DELL; Rodgers walked; Alou grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates
0.

ASTROS 6TH: MIKKELSEN REPLACED RODGERS (PITCHING); Gotay walked;
Morgan walked [Gotay to second]; Wynn homered [Gotay scored,
Morgan scored]; beyond the 457 foot mark; Staub flied out
to center; Mathews grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller
struck out; 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Wills singled; Clemente singled to right [Wills to
third (error by Staub), Clemente to second]; Clendenon hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Wills scored]; Mazeroski singled
[Clemente scored]; Mota flied out to right; Alley flied out to
center; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Brandt grounded out (shortstop to first); Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Giusti singled; Gotay reached
on an error by Alley [Giusti to second, Gotay to first]; Morgan
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Pagliaroni grounded out (shortstop to first);
JIMENEZ BATTED FOR MIKKELSEN; Jimenez singled; Alou singled
[Jimenez to second]; Wills tripled [Jimenez scored, Alou
scored]; SHERRY REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Clemente hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Wills scored]; Clendenon made an out to
first; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 8TH: JIMENEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); ALOU CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); MOTA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF);
MCBEAN REPLACED CLENDENON (PITCHING); Wynn struck out; Staub
doubled; Mathews made an out to third; Miller was walked
intentionally; Brandt struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
8, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 8TH: Mazeroski singled; Mota lined to second; Alley
struck out; Pagliaroni forced Mazeroski (third to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Bateman grounded out (second to first); Sherry
grounded out (second to first); Gotay walked; Morgan grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates
5.

PIRATES 9TH: Jimenez flied out to right; Alou grounded out
(second to first); Wills singled; Clemente made an out to first;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  13   2   12
 Pirates          5  10   2    7


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